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Halloween for Hunger 2022

Halloween 4 Hunger

This year Hume Elementary School staff and students participate in the annual Halloween for Hunger.  This initiative has the students and staff collecting food donations for the Nelson Food Cupboard in the weeks of Oct. 24th to November 4th.  


Lenora Trenaman Re-elected Board Chair and Dawn Lang Elected Vice-Chair

The School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake) Board of Education elected their new chair and vice-chair at the inaugural board meeting held November 8 in Nelson. Lenora Trenaman has been relected chair, a title she has held consecutively since 2005 except for one year in 2014. Dawn Lang is serving her first term as vice-chair and has served as an SD8 trustee since 2008. Trustees elect a board chair and vice-chair annually, and school trustees are elected every four years.


Remembrance Day Ceremony 2022

Hume Remembrance Day Ceremony

Date: November 10th, 2022
10:50 - 11:45 am
Doors Open to Guests: 10:35 am

Hello parents, guardians and care givers of Hume Elementary. Reminder that our 2022 Remembrance Day Ceremony is tomorrow (Thursday) November 10th at 10:50 (start). Doors open for guest entry at 10:35 am.


X-Country Running Meet (Lakeside) - Friday, October 14th

Cross-Country Running 2022-2023

On October 14th, 2022 we had the annual Elementary Cross-Country Running meet at Lakeside Park.  We had around 300 students participating, 10 schools, staff, and parents out to support the day.  A ton of fun, great races, and really well run.  A thank you to Les Chirico, who help to coordinate and host the event.  Shout out to all the parents and staff who supported on the course.  Tony Musa, a legend in Elementary extra-curricular sport, was recognized for his unwavering support and advocacy for elementary athletics. 


Orange Shirt Day 2022-2023

Orange Shirt Day - Hume

A thank you to Ms. Legg for her wise words highlighting the importance of orange shirt day. As well, her guidance through a whole school smudging ceremony.

A thank you to Hume staff and students for their commitment in engaging conversation and learning about Truth and Reconciliation. Education will be a key factor in moving things forward through the generations.


Hume PAC Fundraiser - Mabel's Labels

Protect your investment!

Label your children's clothing and snack containers with the durable quality of Mabel's Label's.

Click on "Support a Fundraiser" in the upper menu and enter "Hume Elementary School (Nelson)" so that a part of your proceeds goes to fund our local school projects.

Each year a large quantity of clothing and/or snack containers ends up in the lost and found. The items that are labeled with the child's name easily find their way home. Those without a label move on to other adventures!


Ktunaxa Artist Mentors Hume School Youth in Mural Project

Ktunaxa Artist Mentors Hume School Youth in Mural Project

Since 2018, the Nelson & District Arts Council has partnered with the Nelson Youth Action Network to facilitate an annual youth mural project. Youth artists receive mentorship from a professional artist and work collaboratively to create a large-scale piece. This year, NDAC was delighted to be working with the Youth Arts Action Committee (YAAC) and students from Hume Elementary School in School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake) to create a youth mural at Hume School led by self-taught Ɂakisq̓nuk artist, PJ Gilhuly.